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Taking Spiritually Integrated Services to the Community

Dr. Melissa Lemons is expanding approaches to behavioral health in the community, helping to lead continuing education for spiritually integrated psychotherapy (SIP). Dr. Lemons, an assistant professor in WilmU’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Program, was one of three course leaders in the 30-hour training, presented in a hybrid…
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A Second Chance

Having survived pancreatic cancer, Dr. Matthew Wilson believes he was given a second chance at life. When he’s not serving the University as associate professor and chair of First Year Experience, English as a Second Language, and Humanities, he advocates on behalf of the…
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Rethinking What It Takes to Teach

An assistant professor from Wilmington University’s College of Education is leading a team ofDelaware teachers and school officials as part of a national effort to examine the entry requirements for education degrees and the teaching profession. Early this year, the Delaware Department ofEducation selected Dr. Michele Brewer, the COE’s chair ofTechnology, Assessment, and…
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The Power of Accounting: Dennis Clark

Dennis Clark | College of Business since 1988 Crunching numbers for Delmarva Power, where he managed the supply chain that kept the regional utility up and running, led Dennis Clark to teach accounting, auditing, and principles of management courses at the New Castle campus.
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The Music Manager: Joseph Euculano

Joseph Euculano | College of Business since 1985 How did a music teacher end up explaining economics to generations of first-year students? In a word: entrepreneurship. As the owner of Instrumental Music Programs, among other small businesses, Joe Euculano provided…
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Point of View: Karen MacMurray

Karen MacMurra | College of Arts & Sciences from 1986 to 2020 As the child of a career officer in the U.S. Navy, Karen MacMurray grew up in a lot of places. After graduating from Indiana University, she taught art in Smithville, Indiana’s public schools, then art and English in Pusan, South Korea, for the Department of Defense. “I spent my first 26 years all over,” she says, “and the…
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Human Resource: William Post

I’ve never worked at just one job in my entire life. That’s just who I am.” Bill Post was a counselor for the Delaware Department of Corrections for 28 years. He’s also worked with private nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment centers, group homes for autistic…
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Soul of a Teacher: Manubhai (Mike) Karia

Manubhai (Mike) Karia | College of Business since 1980 Fifty-one years ago, Mike Karia’s flight from India landed at Kennedy Airport on the day after a snowstorm. “I was coming from a place where it was 95 or 100 degrees every day,” he recalls. “There was snow in the…
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The Fight to End Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal enterprises in the world, ranking just behind drugs and ahead of arms trafficking.Statistics vary, but the Global Slavery Indexestimates that there are more than 40 million people enslaved worldwide. Out of every 10 victims detected globally, five are adult women and two are girls. Migrants account for a significant share of the…
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